Take Me Dancing (Polaria)“Like, take me dancing!”Take Me Dancing (Polaria)1 month ago in General Fiction More Like This
Jack looked up from his work on his ancient Ford Ute with a baffled look. Feliks, Jack’s neighbour, had his elbows propped up on the workbench Jack used as a sort of makeshift desk, an earnest, giddy look on his face.
“What?” Jack still wore that befuddled look as he crouched by one of the car’s tires.
When the end of the war had rolled around Jack had been withdrawn. He had lost one of his uncles, a devastating blow to both himself and his father, and had himself suffered shell shock after his own service in the Pacific. He had returned home feeling empty and tired and life had moved on without him. Australia had flourished with the influx of European immigrants and with them had come Feliks.
Feliks was… unique. He and his family had come from Poland and had bought the property next to Jack’s own. In no time flat Feliks had become a familiar sight around Jack’s home, often inviting himself over for this rea